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Pearl S. Buck

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in Zhenjiang, China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the United States in 1931 and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces". She was the... Read More

BornPearl Sydenstricker
June 26, 1892
Hillsboro, West Virginia, U.S.
DiedMarch 6, 1973 (aged 80)
Danby, Vermont, U.S.
OccupationWriter, Teacher
NationalityAmerican
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